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Hangul Syllables



Revised Romanization?pok
Revised Romanization (translit.)?pog
Yale Romanization?phok

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from



  1. Breadth, width.

Etymology 2Edit

Of native Korean origin.



  1. while penetrating with a small object; while enfolding totally in an affectionate way (one thing enveloped by another)
    바늘 들어가다
    baneuri pok deureogada
    for the needle to enter
    nune pok ssaida
    to be swaddled by the snow
  2. to be interested in, to be enthralled by, to be obsessed by
    한테 빠졌어
    gyaehante pok ppajyeosseo
    I'm into him
  3. while cooking until the food is significantly cooked
  4. in a severely wet or rotten state
  5. (for a small person or thing) in a sudden collapse

Usage notesEdit

(pok) is the yang vowel, or bright vowel, form of (puk).

In contemporary Korean, the yang vowels refer to /a/, /ɛ/, and /o/. In Korean ideophones and sensory words, forms with these vowels have a connotation of brightness, smallness, clearness, sharpness, youth, or positiveness.

Etymology 3Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.



  1. : sunshine
    (eumhun reading: 햇볕 쪼일 (haetbyeot jjoil pok))
    (MC reading: (MC bɑuH, buk̚))
  2. : bursting
    (eumhun reading: 터질 폭 (teojil pok))
    (MC reading: (MC pˠauH, pˠʌk̚, pwɑk̚))
  3. : breadth
    (eumhun reading: (pok pok))
    (MC reading: (MC pɨuk̚, pɨk̚))
  4. : waterfall
    (eumhun reading: 폭포 폭 (pokpo pok))
    (MC reading: (MC bɑuH, buk̚))
  5. : harsh
    (eumhun reading: 사나울 폭 (sanaul pok))
    (MC reading: (MC bɑuH, buk̚))
  6. : spoke of a wheel
    (eumhun reading: 바퀴살 폭 (bakwisal pok))
    (MC reading: (MC pɨuH, pɨuk̚))
  7. : shining
    (eumhun reading: 쬘 폭 (jjoel pok))
    (MC reading: )
  8. : harsh
    (eumhun reading: 사나울 폭 (sanaul pok))
    (MC reading: (MC bɑuH, buk̚))